Alloy.com chatted with Mark Barry, Christian Burns, Ste McNally of BBMak and one of the subjects was whether they enjoyed touring with Britney Spears or *NSYNC more:
Ste: They’re both really nice people but, of course…
Mark: Doing the tour *NSYNC was the best because we got the full band on stage. Whereas on the Britney Spears tour, we didn’t.
Christian: They’re cool guys.
Ste: Who’s cooler? You know, with Britney, that was like playing in front of 20 to 25 thousand people. Then our single went up the charts, and we ended up touring with *NSYNC in front of crowds of 70,000!
Mark: There’s a big difference.
Not Being Part Of *NSYNC ‘Electrifying’ For Fatone
August 18, 2002 – Victoria Gotti of the New York Post chatted with *NSYNC star Joey Fatone about his new gig on Broadway in ‘Rent’. Joey says, “I always enjoyed theater. The challenge of being out there on my own and not part of a group is electrifying.” That doesn’t mean he’ll be leaving *NSYNC anytime soon. “I’m in ‘Rent’ until the end of the year – then the guys and I are getting back together to start writing [new songs],” he said.
‘Disneymania’ Features X-Tina, *NSYNC & More
August 18, 2002 – The LA Times reports Christina Aguilera, *NSYNC, Usher, Aaron Carter, the Baha Men, Smash Mouth, Jessica Simpson and the A-Teens have all contributed to ‘Disneymania,’ an album of Disney songs due September 17th from Walt Disney Records. A TV special is being planned for the fall.
Chad Hugo Explains Teaming With Britney & *NSYNC
August 17, 2002 – Joshua Ostroff of the Toronto Eye caught up with the Neptunes and N.E.R.D.’s Chad Hugo who defended working with the likes of *NSYNC and Britney Spears. “Our concerns were just to make something hot that we would like,” Hugo says. “Some people might wonder why would I do Britney Spears, she’s so bubble gum. Ultimately, do a hot joint and if you like it, you can’t deny — no matter who’s doing it.”
What Are The *NSYNC Guys Up To?
August 16, 2002 – Entertainment Weekly has a rundown on what the guys from *NSYNC have been up to on their hiatus. Justin Timberlake tells EW, “Right now I want to enjoy life.” As for his solo effort, “I’m throwing it out there, seeing what happens. I’m testing the water, man.” And on the more reclusive JC Chasez, EW suggests, “Writing/producing could be this guy’s ticket out of Candyland, but all work and no play make JC a very dull boy indeed.” Read more.